Splendid Hotel La Torre
Travel Blogs from Palermo
... contest • destinations talk •Brasserie lunch with made to order salads •purchase extremely overpriced nail polish • manicures of ourselves on the windy upper deck •sunbathe on the less windy lower deck •5pm stretch and relax class in gym .walk the ship's perimeter on deck 5 •work out some more then hot ...
... day tools! We arrived back at the hotel about 6.30pm and had to get ready for dinner by 7.30pm. My hair has not been doing the right thing since having it cut in Florence so one of the ladies on the tour named Rosemary offered to do it for me with her hair straightener and it looked so much better. We walked to the restaurant and had a lovely time full of laughter with everyone. The meal was fantastic. We had a zucchini & potato ...
... in the regional government building Palazzo dei Normanni. The best bit was the chapel, Cappella Patina which had wonderful mosaics similar to Monreale which we had seen the day before. There was the story of the creation and Noah's Ark and Cain and Able some of the others I could not recognise due to my lack of knowledge of the bible stories. Who was Rebecca? She seems to have made a journey on a camel through the desert I will look her up. The chapel had both Christian ...
After a very nice night in the hotel with an excellent meal we set off early to see the 'Valley of the Temples', which is really odd name since the temples are set of a ridge? Agrigento is not very exciting but in its day it was a major Greek city with many temples dating from the 5C BC. The site is large, 3km in total, so it was rather a long hot walk and we were pleased to ...
... Nice to see chivalry still alive. The parents were in the middle of preparing lunch when we arrived. It was very interesting to see them prepare the meal, especially to see how sardine was cooked, a local delicacy. There were appetisers, prima plati (first plate) of pasta and rice, secondi plati and finished off with cafe.
I felt lucky and privileged to be part of the day-to-day Palermo social life, made my travel all the more special. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking